FBI chief warns U.S. terrorism recruits pose special dangers

In a visit to the Seattle field office Thursday, FBI Director Robert Mueller warned of the dangers posed by outside attempts to recruit and radicalize young American Muslims, but wouldn’t discuss an ongoing investigation into reports that a young Somali man from Seattle was involved in a suicide bombing that killed 20 in Mogadishu last month.

Mueller said he didn’t “talk about particular investigations.” His more general comments reflected testimony he has provided to Congress on the issue, in which he has said these recruits — who travel for terrorist training to Somalia or Pakistan — pose a special threat here because they may have access to U.S. passports and are familiar with Western society.

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